June 30, 2021

Eswatini imposes curfew amid rare protests

Eswatini, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, on Tuesday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew as soldiers were deployed to stop protests. Protests are rare in Eswatini, a small landlocked […]
June 30, 2021

Iran says executing child offenders not a rights violation

Iran’s use of the death penalty for crimes committed as minors does not mean it violates human rights, a senior Iranian official has insisted to AFP […]
June 30, 2021

[BREAKING] PIB: NNPC GMD to brief Senate Thursday

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, will, on Thursday, brief the Senate on the Petroleum Industry Bill, 2021. Senate President […]
June 30, 2021

Bandits attack Gov Ganduje’s convoy

There was a gun duel between security operatives attached to the convoy of Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and some heavily armed bandits along […]
June 30, 2021

Suspend microfinance banks recapitalisation, Reps urge CBN

The total assets of the microfinance banks rose by N251.02bn from N758.98bn as of the end of July 2020 to N1.01tn as of the end of […]
June 30, 2021

Muller rues missed chances against England

Thomas Muller admitted his horror miss in Germany’s defeat by England at Euro 2020 ‘hurts like hell’, and he has painfully reflected on letting down his […]
June 30, 2021

Bitcoin will plunge to $25,000, says JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase’s analysts have said that bitcoin price will decline to the $25,000 level before longer momentum will signal capitulation. They expect the cryptocurrency market to […]
June 30, 2021

Ethiopian military loots UNICEF office in Tigray capital

Ethiopia’s military reportedly broke into a UNICEF office in Tigray capital Mekele — confiscating satellite equipment described as much-needed to carry out humanitarian work. The news comes as […]

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